Anand Giridharadas

Columnist, The New York Times; Author, The True American; Henry Crown Fellow, The Aspen Institute

Anand Giridharadas is an author and New York Times columnist. He writes the Admit One column for the Times’ arts pages and the Letter from America for the global edition. His two books are India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking and The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, about a Muslim immigrant who was shot by a self-avowed American terrorist after 9/11. Giridharadas has appeared on radio and television, including “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and National Public Radio. He has given lectures at Harvard, Google, PopTech, the Sydney Opera House, and elsewhere.

Videos/Audio of Anand Giridharadas

Ever wonder what America's hidden conversation about race sounds like? Michele Norris has attempted to tap into that... See more
The True American tells the story of Raisuddin Bhuiyan, a Bangladesh Air Force officer who dreams of immigrating to... See more
There have long been two notions of what it means to be American: one is civic and colorblind, found in our... See more
The institution of family is changing dramatically across the United States regardless of race, religion, and origin.... See more